BFL SocksBluefaced Leicester (BFL) is an English breed of sheep. BFL is naturally more durable than softer wool like merino and with the addition of polyamide, your handknit items will last for a long time. Great for sweaters, shawls and socks.

Base by Chester Wool Co (UK).

  • weight: fingering (4ply)
  • fibre content: 75% virgin wool (superwash Bluefaced Leicester) / 25% polyamide
  • yardage: 425m (465 yards) / 100 grams
  • Merino is mulesing free
  • recommended needle size: 2mm - 3mm (US 0 - US 2.5)
  • care instructions: washing machine (wool wash cycle), hand wash is recommended